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Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
safety. >>> president obama and advisors are touching up his state of the union address. he will focus on several main issues including job creations and restoring prosperity. he's expected to unvail -- aids say he will also push for two major initiatives. he wants immigration reform which would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to eventually become citizens. and the passage of much tougher gun control laws in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. >>> bay area lawmaker wants to reestablish a special license plate for veterans. the plates would recognize veterans and raise money for county veteran services offices. a veteran license plate was disconnected in 2010 and replaced with an honorary veterans plate that anyone can buy. the plate will still be available if the bill passes. >>> it was supposed to be a dramatic way to honor the national anthem. we'll show you what happened when the condor did not stay on script. >>> mostly sunny skies outside our doors at this hour. calm conditions and cold, cold, cold. if you are thinking about heading out to the farmers market out there
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
on what the president is going to say tuesday night in his big state of the union address. let's bring in george stephanopoulos host of abc's "this week." good morning, sir. let's start with this extraordinary scene in chicago, the first lady michelle obama attending a funeral for a 15-year-old girl, hadiya pendleton, shot and killed not far from the obama family home. this is a girl who actually performed at the inauguration. the president sent a personal note to the family promising he will work hard to end the senseless violence. so what's the status of gun control legislation which we know you'll talk about the show? >> one thing you'll see him mention is hadiya in the state of the union tuesday night and you're going to have a whole bunch of democrats will bring victims of gun violence into the chamber, as guests tuesday including gabby giffords. right now, it appears a consensus is starting to develop over the idea of expanding universal background checks even if you buy one at gun shows where it will be more difficult for the president's agenda. it looks like the assault weapons
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
and deficit reduction exactly one week ahead of his state of the union address. president obama is juggling a full plate of proposals on guns and immigration. homeland security secretary janet napolitano on monday toured border security operations in san diego. >> we are committed to making sure this sector and the entire southwest border remains secure. >> reporter: a key piece of the president's plan for immigration reform that allowed estimates 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the u.s. to earn citizenship. on monday he took his push for tougher gun laws to minneapolis, the city known as murderopolis in the mid '90s, before a crackdown sharply reduced the violence. >> weapons of war have no place on our streets or in our schools or threatening our law enforcement officers. >> reporter: against the backdrop of those officers, president obama urged supporters to call on congress to act. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: while both sides largely agree with a need for expanded background checks, reinstating the assault weapons
Feb 7, 2013 2:00am PST
's state of the union address. he will do it live in english while a prerecorded version in spanish runs on spanish language networks. the gop ramping up its outreach to hispanic americans after 71% voted for president obama in november. >> this is really interesting, one of the most popular super bowl ads receiving a postgame remix. dodge ram's god made a farmer ad struck a chord with viewers but it was criticized for not showing minorities. a latino group released its own ad with latino workers featured prominently. it has received 500,000 views online. so far no response from dodge. >> i thout the original ad did have an african-american, so not no minorities. >>> here are some of the top trending stories. officials at the federal reserve confirming they have been hacked. they have been hacked by an outside party. the fed says whoever did it got access to a limited amount of data. the discovery is raising a lot of questions about cyber security at the fed. we're being told the exposure did not impact operations and also that it was quickly fixed. >>> pop star rihanna was in a los ange
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